Jerold A. Fink

Partner Emeritus Cincinnati


Jerry has practiced in Taft's Tax department for more than 30 years. He practices pension, profit sharing, and employee benefits law. Jerry designed the firm's master profit-sharing, pension, and 401(k) plans, and has written the ERISA rules used by hundreds of our clients. He has established a reputation in this area of the country as one of the leading ERISA experts. He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Cincinnati Bar Association, and as chairman of the Bar Association's Taxation Section. Jerry has also served as chairman of the Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute, and as co-chairman of the special Bar Association Committee on drafting Hamilton County Property Division Rules for use by the Domestic Relations Court. He is listed in Best Lawyers of America.


All Service Areas


  • Duke University School of Law (1966)
  • Royal Holloway, University of London (M.A. in playwriting) (2013)
  • Duke University


  • Federal - U.S. Tax Court
  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Southwestern Ohio Self Insurers Association


Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

    Former Board Member